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[RFC PATCH for 4.18 11/23] mm: Provide is_vma_noncached

Provide is_vma_noncached() static inline to allow generic code to
check whether the given vma consists of noncached memory.

Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Paul Turner <pjt@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Andrew Hunter <ahh@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Dave Watson <davejwatson@xxxxxx>
CC: Chris Lameter <cl@xxxxxxxxx>
CC: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
CC: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>
CC: Ben Maurer <bmaurer@xxxxxx>
CC: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Russell King <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
CC: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@xxxxxxx>
CC: Will Deacon <will.deacon@xxxxxxx>
CC: Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@xxxxxxxxx>
CC: Boqun Feng <boqun.feng@xxxxxxxxx>
CC: linux-mm@xxxxxxxxx
 include/linux/mm.h | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 24 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
index ad06d42adb1a..1f93a061a43b 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm.h
@@ -2425,6 +2425,30 @@ static inline struct page *follow_page(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
 	return follow_page_mask(vma, address, foll_flags, &unused_page_mask);
+static inline bool pgprot_same(pgprot_t a, pgprot_t b)
+	return pgprot_val(a) == pgprot_val(b);
+#ifdef pgprot_noncached
+static inline bool is_vma_noncached(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
+	pgprot_t pgprot = vma->vm_page_prot;
+	/* Check whether architecture implements noncached pages. */
+	if (pgprot_same(pgprot_noncached(PAGE_KERNEL), PAGE_KERNEL))
+		return false;
+	if (!pgprot_same(pgprot, pgprot_noncached(pgprot)))
+		return false;
+	return true;
+static inline bool is_vma_noncached(struct vm_area_struct *vma)
+	return false;
 #define FOLL_WRITE	0x01	/* check pte is writable */
 #define FOLL_TOUCH	0x02	/* mark page accessed */
 #define FOLL_GET	0x04	/* do get_page on page */